Richard L.  McKinney P.A., For Results that MOVE you on the Treasure Coast! (Atlantic Shores Realty Expertise)

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Richard L. McKinney P.A.
Atlantic Shores Realty Expertise - Port St Lucie, FL
For Results that MOVE you on the Treasure Coast!

 Barbara Todaro 

 

 

 Maria Sapio Joe Pryor Gabe Sanders Nathan Gesner 

For any of you interested in doing your own video tours and high def photos ... check this out .... 

I found this very detailed article below (with dyi video) on everything this agent uses to create his own video tours, high def photos, email videos and videos for blogs. This guy is really putting together high quality stuff. Check it out!

 REALTORS ... WHAT CAMERA AND ACCESSORIES TO USE FOR DYI PHOTOS AND VIDEO TOURS

Nov 27, 2017 10:37 AM
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Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

I'm not the one to ask, but I'm reading the responses ... Thanks for asking this question!

 

Nov 27, 2017 12:57 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

I have my 4k UHD camera PHONE with stabilization mounted to a wheeled tripod.  When I use it, it works wonders.

Nov 27, 2017 10:10 AM
Rainmaker
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

Looks like you have some great information provided here.  I do not have anything to add. 

Nov 27, 2017 08:27 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

It's inevitable that I'll be purchasing one of them and it looks like the 80D will be the one!!

Nov 27, 2017 07:01 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

My Galaxy 7 is replacing all my other cameras, it does a nice job and is always in my pocket.

Nov 27, 2017 06:32 AM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

No.

Nov 27, 2017 06:02 AM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Real Estate

There are many people here on AR that do the vids. There used to be a photography group. I never wanted to do it so I never really paid attention. I'm sure if you 'googled' it within AR you might find something to help.

Nov 27, 2017 05:37 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Way, way beyond my pay grade!

Nov 27, 2017 05:33 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

I use the 80D.

The 'auto' mode makes it a point and shoot and still utilizes the multiple focus points. The alternative modes makes those soft or blurred backgrounds easy. And it big enough to hold steady when the start/shutter button is actuated.

These videos (intro) and background stills all with 80D. Source files are 8 images, 1 video

As you will see, post is important.

View video intro

Home tour

Of course both cameras are made in China but the 80D makes me feel somewhat better regarding supporting communist regimes and government owned companies.

Nov 27, 2017 05:33 AM
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

No help from me, Richard... I don't own any cameras outside of the one in my Galaxy 7... and I usually forget I have one in the phone! I find it easier and more economical to hire professionals and the results are much better.

Nov 27, 2017 04:59 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

No but, I'm curios which one you go with!

Nov 27, 2017 10:07 PM
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Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, ePRO, CRS, RCS-D
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

I hire mine done and do incorporate Videolicious when I feel my inner Spielberg calling.

Nov 27, 2017 08:09 PM
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

My latest camera is a 70D but use a Canon video cam for videos.

Nov 27, 2017 07:40 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Nope.

Nov 27, 2017 09:20 AM
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Maria Sapio
Keller Williams of Central PA - Carlisle, PA
Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com

Thank you Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041 

Nov 27, 2017 08:56 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

I tend to find SLRs a little bulky. You might think about using a great phone camera and use the accessories available at HDHat.com. They also edit and voice over your tour.

Nov 27, 2017 08:23 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Richard,

I think Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041 has wonderful info for you. A

Nov 27, 2017 07:17 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I am here to look at the answers.

Nov 27, 2017 07:01 AM
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Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

Not I, sir. I rely on the professionals for those things

Nov 27, 2017 06:57 AM
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Nathan Gesner
American West Realty and Management - Cody, WY
Broker / Property Manager

I don't have one or know anyone that does but it seems like a great product.

Nov 27, 2017 06:05 AM
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Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

Kudos, Richard L. McKinney P.A. for sharing your interest in photography. I have scaled back and simply hire a professional. 

Nov 27, 2017 05:49 AM
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J.R. Schloemer, CRS
Kentucky Select Properties - Louisville, KY

I have wanted the Dji Osmo Mobile, so I could put my iPhone on it for video. I figure if I get the mobile it will improve every time I get a better phone. Go to the Apple Store and ask for a demonstration on the Osmo. I went to a class for REALTORs here and they did a video and demonstration at the class. Pretty cool. 

Nov 27, 2017 05:10 AM
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Doug Perry
Strategic Real Estate Trainers - Chicago, IL

Hi Richard, I use the Osmo Mobile with my cell phone.  You really can get that smooth, floating, cinematic effect...but it takes practice.  You may find this video useful:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIoRM85r0sA

Nov 28, 2017 07:27 PM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

DJI Osmo + for us

Nov 28, 2017 02:25 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

No.

Nov 27, 2017 08:45 AM
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Sam Miller
RE/MAX Stars Realty - Howard, OH
Knox County Ohio Real Estate Specialist

Hi Richard,

I would not recommend using a non full frame sensor camera like the Canon 80D.  The reason is that camera is a crop sensor and it makes it difficult to capture truly wide angle video footage which is super important when shooting interior video footage.

We have been using the DJI Osmo Pocket, the GoPro Hero 7 Black, the Matterport Pro II and a full frame Canon 5D Mark III to test out our own video home tours.  

The challenge with the DJI line is that they really arent't wide angle and they have small sensors and they are terrible when shooting in low light.  

The challenge with the Matterport is that you have to do a screen capture of the 3D tour and that can be awesome but takes a lot of extra effort.

The GoPro Hero 7 Black is amazing because it is easy to use, has image stabilization, ultra wide angle lens...but it isn't great in low light situations and a lot of interior real estate imaging is lower light.

The absolute best way we have found to capture listing videos is using a full frame Canon (we are using a 5D Mark 4) with a 11-24 mm wide angle lens and external lighting.  The larger full frame sensor is SO much better in low light situations and the only real negative is the initial purchase price and file size of the video footage.

Hope this is helpful.

Sam Miller

Mar 23, 2019 04:41 PM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I have a Nikon that I use for my videos, and am in the process of buying a new and updated one.

Nov 30, 2017 03:08 PM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

I use my Nikon 5100 and it works great.

Nov 28, 2017 02:03 PM